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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

1748  On August - 11 joseph Schuster, composer  

1757  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1772  Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.  

1772  The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on August - 11.  

1772  On August - 11 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

1778  On August - 11 friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement  

1780  On August - 11 barbados hurricane begins  

1786  Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia on this day in history.  

1794  On August - 11 jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  On August - 11 joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist  

1804  On August - 11 francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria  

1805  Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on August - 11.  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on this day in history.  

1811  On this day in history judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  

1820  On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  

1823  On August - 11 charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)  

1824  On this day in history new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.  

1828  Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on August - 11.  

1832  On this day in history thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.  

1835  George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal on August - 11.  

1836  Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician on August - 11.  

1837  Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on this day in history.  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1852  Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 on August - 11.  

1858  On August - 11 first ascent of the Eiger.  

1858  On this day in history christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  

1860  On this day in history nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  On August - 11 nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  On this day in history alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)  

1860  On this day in history james Wilson, politician  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on August - 11.  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on this day in history.  

1863  Cambodia becomes French protectorate on August - 11.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on this day in history.  

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on this day in history.  

1613  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  On August - 11 birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on August - 11.  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  

1720  On this day in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on this day in history.  

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on August - 11.  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on this day in history.